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‘Bye-Bye’: Trump Walks Out Of White House Meeting With Democrats About Shutdown
President Trump abruptly ended spending talks Wednesday after congressional Democrats rejected his demand for a $5.7 billion border wall. A partial government shutdown stretched into its 19th day.
Virginia Study Finds Increased School Bullying In Areas That Voted For Trump
Researchers found higher rates of bullying and certain teasing in areas where voters favored Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election.
Nobody Is Moving Our Cheese: American Surplus Reaches Record High
Americans consumed almost 37 pounds per capita in 2017, but that wasn’t enough to reduce the country’s 1.4 billion-pound cheese surplus. The stockpile of cheese started to build several years ago.
State To Consider 6 Conditions To Treat With Medical Pot
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The state medical board is reviewing six additional conditions that can be treated with medical marijuana use in Ohio, including autism and chronic anxiety. Cannabis products… Read More
Kentucky Lawmakers Unveil School-Safety Measure
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky lawmakers have unveiled a school-safety measure, nearly a year after two students died in a school shooting at a high school in the state. The… Read More
Woodstock Will Return This Summer, For Its 50th Anniversary
Will peace, love and music be back? One of the original organizers of the iconic 1969 event is putting together a new three-day festival, which will take place in August in upstate New York.
A Warning About U.S. Credit Rating Could Signal Higher Interest Rates
A major credit rating agency is warning that a prolonged government shutdown could mean that it will reconsider the nation’s AAA rating. That could lead to higher borrowing costs.
ACMS Celebrates 40 Years of Learning With Jan. 12 Gala
On Saturday, January 12, the Athens Community Music School will commemorate 40 years of serving the community with a gala taking place in Ohio University’s School of Music Recital Hall… Read More
Democrats’ Health Care Ambitions Meet The Reality Of Divided Government
Congressional Democrats want to protect health coverage and protections of the Affordable Care Act. With the Senate in Republican hands, House Democrats will hold hearings and may turn to the courts.
Attorney General Nominee Visits Hill; Deputy Rosenstein To Leave After He’s Confirmed
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has been on shaky political ground for months, but there is no specific plan for his departure. William Barr’s confirmation hearing is next week.
Tuition, Fee Increases To Be Discussed at OU Board Of Trustees
ATHENS (WOUB) — An 3.5-percent increase in tuition at all Ohio University campuses will be discussed at the next Board of Trustees meeting, along with housing and culinary services increases…. Read More
Kentucky Lawmakers Push Bipartisan Medical Marijuana Bill
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – A bipartisan group of Kentucky lawmakers have introduced a bill to legalize medical marijuana, including a Republican state senator who said he “smoked a joint” when… Read More
School Wants Suit from Transgender Pronoun Dispute Dismissed
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Officials from a small, public university in Ohio argue a federal court should dismiss a lawsuit by a professor who was rebuked for not addressing a… Read More
Ohio to Consider More Conditions Treated with Medical Pot
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The state medical board is reviewing petitions asking that opioid addiction, autism, depression and other conditions be treated with medical marijuana use in Ohio. Cannabis products… Read More
‘Last Chance’ Notices Going to Thousands of Inactive Voters in Ohio
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio’s elections chief says more than 275,000 inactive voters in the state are about to get their final opportunity to keep from dropping off the rolls…. Read More
Marauders Suffocate Buckeye Offense
Fast-paced offense and full-court trap defense that forced turnovers was the recipe for success tonight for the Meigs Marauders (5-7, 2-3 TVC-Ohio) as they welcomed in the Nelsonville-York Buckeyes. Weston… Read More
“The Swamp” on AMERICAN EXPERIENCE | Tuesday, January 15 at 9
AMERICAN EXPERIENCE The Swamp Premieres Tuesday, January 15, 2019 on PBS A Story of Greed, Hubris and Destruction, The Swamp Chronicles the History of Florida’s Everglades, the Deadly Quest to… Read More
Trump Gives First Oval Office Speech As Partial Shutdown Continues
Trump has said he won’t sign any bill to reopen the government unless Congress acquiesces to his request for $5.7 billion to build a southern border wall — something Democrats have staunchly opposed.